Welcome! We’re glad you’re here. Read more below on what an audit is and how to get one for free from our team at Exploration.
What is an Exploration audit?
What are the steps?
What do we prepare?
Who is Exploration?
How the music business works
The purpose of an audit is to give songwriters, publishers, artists, labels and film and TV companies a detailed picture of how their works are represented and subsequently, who is collecting revenue as a result of their exploitation. Our team checks the databases below and more to see what metadata is present and what information may be missing, compiling all findings in a spreadsheet. This helps rights holders to find places where they may be missing royalty income, whether in the form of streaming mechanicals, performance, YouTube synchronization, or otherwise.
Our team typically takes one to two business days to complete the audit, and it is free. Whether folks end up utilizing Exploration’s administration services or not, the audit can be a very helpful organizational tool. You deserve to have accurate and complete information on how your works are represented regardless of who is collecting on your behalf!
The information we need:
If you are not sure about any of these pieces of information, don’t worry! We can help fill in the blanks.
With this information on hand, our team will put together a spreadsheet containing PRO and HFA/MRI ownership shares, YouTube asset ownership, information on unclaimed YouTube videos, and more.
Click HERE to download a blank audit template.
Click HERE to get the real deal for yourself.
Remember: the audit is completely free of charge and there is no obligation to sign up with Exploration when you request one!
An audit may just be the first step towards organizing your catalog metadata and fully collecting the royalties you are owed from the use of your copyrighted works online. Here are a few things Exploration can help you with after the audit:
Exploration is proud to be the company of choice to administer much of the world’s most important media. Utilizing competent staff and advanced technology, we help copyright owners organize their metadata and collect unclaimed royalties from YouTube, Harry Fox Agency, Music Reports, performing rights organizations and collection societies, and digital service providers (i.e. Spotify, Apple, Pandora, etc.).
What We Do
Exploration currently represents and consults globally with music publishers, record labels, domestic and foreign performing rights organizations, songwriters, composers, recording artists, and film/TV clients for digital rights.
How We Do It
Exploration provides exemplary service to rights holders. White Circle service results in less operational overhead, better control of your data, and more royalty collection.
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